A Black History Month Special: 'Woke Up Black', followed by a Q&A with the director and subjects!
Mary F. Morten, 2011, 60 min.
'Woke Up Black' follows a two-year period in the lives of five Chicago-area African American youth, highlighting their struggles, triumphs and dreams as they start their journey into adulthood. Winner of a 2012 Black Excellence Award from the African American Arts Alliance of Chicago, the film places at its center the voices of Black youth - their ideas, attitudes and opinions that are so often overlooked in society at large. The youth featured include Rosalee, a high-school… Show more
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